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any talking points at all to susan rice the u.s. ambassador. and, i'm sorry, the u.n. ambassador for the u.s. and says he almost knew immediately this was a terror attack. what he tells congress behind closed doors today should be interesting to shedding some very credible light on what happened there. he was in charge at the time. visited, recently, even after, this whole scandal was coming to light. so, fascinating to be a flay on that wall today should be interesting. >> he is reportedly very eager to disseminate information and discovery over in libya and to share the time line of events as well. >> indeed. we will stay on top of that. >>> fighting between israel and palestinian has come to a temporary halt. israeli officials agreed to stop the wave of air strikes on gaza while the egyptian prime minister visits. >>> there is hope that egypt's leader will be able to broker some sort of truce between hamas and israelis. earlier 100 missiles landed in gaza bringing the death toll there to 19. >>> a record settlement for the worst environmental disaster in u.s. history. bp will
arrived at her latest overseas destination, this time australia, where the u.s. and that country are holding a summit about strengthening defense ties and fighting cyberthreats from countries including china. president obama travels to asia later this week with historic visits in myanmar and cambodia and thailand. >>> in the middle east, growing concerns that israel is being drawn into the syrian civil war. the israeli military says tank scored a direct hit on a launcher after a stray mortar fell into the golan heights. it has already been in turkey and jordan. >>> john macafee. the multimillionaire, macafee, his name, and lives in belize where his next door neighbor has been found shot to death. police describe 67-year-old macafee as a person of interest in the case. >>> three children are among five family members found dead inside a toledo, ohio garage. police believe it is a case of murder/suicide. all five apparently died of carbon monoxide poisoning from truck exhaust piped in through hoses. police say there was a custody battle over the children, ages 10, 6, 5. they had be
on a remote u.s. military base, combat outpost keating. >> i have ben on three deployments i have never seen that large of a force attacking one standing position. >> reporter: just 53 americans fought valiantly against up to 400 taliban insurgents. shown here on this terrifying video posted months later. and as i held my son, i learned of eight other sons taken from us that day in what was the deadliest day for the u.s. in afghanistan that year. over the next two years i tracked down the stories of the eight men lost that day. kevin thompson, josh kirk, michael scusa, justin gallegos, chris griffin, josh hardt, vernon martin, and stephen mace. i wondered why they were stationed at the doomed outpost at the bottom of three mountains near the pakistan border. >> it was a very, very bad place. it was unfightable. we did what we could to fight as a result of where we were at made it very difficult for us to fight. >> reporter: it turns out a pentagon investigation later concluded by mid 2009 there was no tactical or strategic value to the outpost the by then so many paid the ultimate price, inc
a generational step. >> reporter: boeing has sold more than 800 around the world. but united is the first u.s. airliner to fly the dreamliner in service that began this month. the airlines are big these because they're cheaper to fly and more efficient. they will sell you on creature comforts like the air itself, there is more oxygen on the plane, it is cleaner and less dry. they have huge storage bins too. you can fit four suitcases in here. the plastic body is stronger than metal, so the air pressure inside can be kept at equivalent of 6,000 feet instead of the 8,000, 9,000 in most jets. that translates to higher humidity in the cabin, more comfort, less jet lag, and dry skin. >> the increase in humidity, the pressurization of the cabin. it's a very different experience than today's airplanes. >> reporter: the windows are a third bigger. there's a light show on board. different colors for takeoff, cruising, dinner time. >> we go into the warm colors like candlelight. >> reporter: pilots say the 787 carries next level of safety. >> situational awareness. the airplane produces in the cockpit
. there will now be a record number of women serving in the u.s. senate. >> go, girls. and in missouri claire mccaskill managed to keep her senate seat. they say todd akin badly damaged his political campaign with his comments about pregnancy and rape, and we'll keep a close eye on michele bachmann. it looks like her seat is in jeopardy as well. >> and there was some backlash. >>> and we have all the state-by-state results online. for a closer look at that, check out abc.com. >>> so what is next now that president obama has pulled off such a decisive win? >> and we're going tell you. >>> up next, the real story behind this election and what it could mean for the next four years. you are watching a special edition of "america this morning." you're watching a special edition of "america this morning." ♪ a portion of every bottle that they sell goes to fight ♪ ♪ breast cancer and i think that's swell. ♪ ♪ the more you take, the more they'll pay, ♪ ♪ so make them write a big check today. ♪ ♪ and if you're feeling a little slow, ♪ ♪ then 5-hour energy will help you go. ♪ ♪ s
in virginia, noting that this is the first veterans day in ten years that u.s. troops are not fighting in iraq and that the war in afghanistan is winding down. >> after a decade of war, our heroes are coming home. and over the next few years more than a million servicemembers will transition back to civilian life. they'll take off their uniforms and take on a new and lasting role. they will be veterans. >> and the nfl is honoring veterans with its "salute to service" campaign. for every point scored in a total of 32 games, $100 is donated to charities that help vets and active duty military. >> that's a great to hear. great to hear too. all the veterans out there, we tip our hat to you. thank you for all of your sacrifices big and small. >> and i think it's wonderful in a sense that, of course, we honor our veterans but it's been ten years and we don't have anyone fighting in iraq, anyone losing their lives. that's a big one. >> and a big milestone for the country. and winding down 2014. good. >>> we have heard from the tampa woman who set off a chain of events which led to the resignation of
and methods used by consumer report. u.s. department of agriculture issued a statement saying pork is safe and that all come pans are in compliance. consumer reports stood by their findings. but it's not that hard to make pork safe. make sure you cook it thoroughly. you want to cook whole pork through to 145 degrees. use a meat thermometer. ground pork to 160 degrees. use separate cutting boards for raw meat and fresh produce and always wash your hands thoroughly after handling raw meat. dr. richard besser, abc news, new york. >> and get the lysol out and sanitize everything. >> bon appetit, everybody. the twisted part is they use the antibiotics in animals to keep the animals safe, but then because the use is so widespread, resistant forms then grow and we get stories like this. so kind of this weird, weird kind of catch-22 about our food industry. >> and a good tip to use a separate cutting board. >> makes a lot of sense. >> for your meat and produce. do that. i need to cook first. >> sausage for breakfast. >> frozen sausage. precooked meat. >> there you go. >> doesn't apply to bacon, ap
of a palestinian state. that's a move fiercely opposed by the u.s. and by israel. however, in the west bank, fireworks went off and the celebration was on. the vote upgraded palestine to a nonmember, nonvoting observer status at the u.n. the palestinian delegation unfurled its flag right there on the floor of the general assembly. the u.s., israel, and allies oppose the vote saying it was all premature. >>> the american soldier accused of leaking a trove of classified documents to wikileaks will be questioned in a military court again today. private first-class bradley manning took the stand in a pretrial hearing yesterday making his first public statement since his arrest two years ago. manning wants his case thrown out, claiming he suffered unlawful punishment during his first year in detention. >>> there are reports of a settlement in a sex scandal that made international headlines. no details yet on the agreement between former international monetary fund chief dominique strauss-kahn. you guys probably remember this story. as well as the new york city hotel maid who had accused him of s
're already stressed. >> reporter: sheila dale a veteran u.s.airways flight attendant and suffered her own traumatic stressful day in 20095 board the miracle on the hudson flight that crash landed in the river. >> there was a shudder the a few minutes later we heard, this is the captain, brace for impact. >> reporter: unable to sleep for days and with no one to talk to dale wished he had some one to call which drove her to set up peer to peer hot line, using 46 volunteers in the second year to answer flight attendant crisis calls at all hours. >> we help people deal with death on board, serious illness on board, security issues, weather issues, turbulence. >> reporter: the association of flight attendants says incident reports show stress comes from passengers too. demanding drinks and cussing. another did some karate moves then rushed at her with his hand out in a choking way. susan gillian became part of the crisis team after an emergency landing made her afraid to fly. >> sometimes i would just turn around and go right back home. and say it wasn't meant to be. i used all my sick time. >
and kill u.s. soldiers, disciples of al awlaki. >> there was extensive amount of admiration for him and idealizing anwar al awlaki. >> reporter: a former member of the u.s. air force. the fbi claims the alleged terror cell conducted training including going to shooting ranges and had even bought tickets to travel to afghanistan through mexico. >> this was a valid, violent extremist network. we took this very, very seriously. >> reporter: according to the fbi's charges, one of the alleg alleged terror cell members posted violent extremist media, including audio files of al awlaki. abc news discovered 30 cases brought against home grown radicals where al awlaki was inspiration. plots to detonate a car bomb at a chicago bar. all the cases came after al awlaki was dead. some officials fear we may see al awlaki's influence for years to come. he lives on online. pierre thomas, abc new, washington. >> influence from the grave. what's disturbing. the one man, kabeer, former member of the u.s. military. for a brief time. in the air force from summer 2000 to the end of 2001. they're not relea
spine which enabled him to stand. >> wondering about potential impact of this. 200,000 people in the u.s. living with spinal cord injury. 12,000 to 20,000 new injuries a year. >> ground breaking. >> this could go a long, long way. >> we'll be right back, everyone. >> this could go a long, long way. >> we'll be right back, everyone. [ female announcer ] think coarse facial hair removal has to be painful? challenge that with new olay facial hair removal duo. a two-step process that removes even coarse, stubborn facial hair gently. plenty of gain, without all that pain... with olay. ♪ gangnam style ♪ gangnam style ♪ gangnam style >> i cannot get enough. >> that guy could not have asked for a bigger hit for his one hit. >>> well, it's the furthest thing from the tradition of holiday giving, black friday, the day that brings out the ugly in the american consumer. >> and yesterday, a familiar scene. people are already lining up. it's a bit too early for some. >> why? >> as brandi hitt tells us, a new pushback against purchasing. good morning, brandi. >> good morning, rob and paula. many
making clothes for u.s. consumers have died in factory fires in the last five years. unbelievable. >>> and to capitol hill where top republican lawmakers are now saying they are willing to raise taxes in order to avoid going over the fiscal cliff. that's bag change for some politicians who promised they would never do that. abc's david kerley has the story. >> reporter: with some of his holiday shopping done, president obama may begetting a gift from some republicans, republicans who signed a pledge never to raise taxes. >> i will violate the pledge, long story short, for the good of the country, only if democrats will do entitlement reform. >> and senator chambliss says he won't necessarily abide by the pledge. support from a vocal republican house too. >> i agree with saxby chambliss. the world has changed. >> reporter: they are talking about this man's pledge, americans for tax reform president, who has gotten hundreds of republican whose sign. do you feel like you and your pledge are under assault? >> no. what the pledge does of course is allows, elected officials, to make it
acceptable not that it isn't in the u.s. the breast-feeding doll, suckling sound prompted by sensors sewn into a halter top, nipples of little girls. the little girls have to put the sensor top on. suckling sound. as a mom i can say my daughter was intrigued when i was breast-feeding my son. but i don't know. >> so it doesn't actually, just -- >> makes the sound. >> does a little girl need to get into all that. >> they do everything else, push carts. strollers. >> that's not bodily. okay. >> i don't know. >> another story, clearly, how do you top the breast-feeding doll? >> we don't have time to get into this one. >> still time for the polka. [ instrumental "world news now" polka plays ] ♪ ♪ >>> this morning on "world news now" -- a drastic move. in an attempt to get a handle on the gas shortage in the sandy storm zone. >> new york had resisted rationing at stations but that is about to change in a big way. it's friday, november 9th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >>> well that drastic move taking place right here in new york city as more and more people grow a
of presidential anger on the topic of the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi in libya. republicans lashed out at susan rice, the leading candidate to replace secretary of state hillary clinton. because she initially suggested the attack began as a protest. >> why would susan rice not get our vote? i don't trust her. >> reporter: we put that to the president. senator graham said he simply doesn't trust ambassador rice after what she said about benghazi. >> if senator mccain and senator graham and others want to go after somebody, they should go after me. but for them to go after the u.n. ambassador, who had nothing to do with benghazi and to besmirch her reputation is outrageous. >> reporter: and a blistering response to that, senator graham issued a statement to the president saying, quote, don't think for one minute that i don't hold you responsible. i think you failed as commander-in-chief before, during, and after the attack. in other words, there is a major showdown on this still to come. jonathan karl, abc news, the white house. >> three republican senators hoping to launch a congres
the affair, paula broadwell, that scandal now include the top u.s. commander in afghanistan, general john allen. under investigation for potentially inappropriate e-mails with jill kelley, another woman at the center of the scandal. allen denies any wrongdoing. and the u.s. official said 95% of the e-mails in question are routine and harmless. but some are characterized as friendly and flirtatious. >> until somebody proves otherwise, i believe that he did nothing inappropriate. >> reporter: for now allen will remain in his job. >> the president thinks very high leap of general allen and his service to his country as well as the job he has done in afghanistan. >> reporter: but his nomination to be nato's supreme allied commander in europe is on hold. an official told abc news, the fbi uncovered hundred if not thousand of e-mails between david petraeus and his biograph biographer, paula broadwell. many of them salacious in nature. earlier this summer, jill kelley received anonymous threat tenning e-mails the fbi traced to broadwell's computer. there they discovered evidence of her affair wi
eat this, it will release a lingering rose scent through the pores of your skin. kind of new. a u.s. company has a sweet and garlic compound, which can be broken down by the body. it is ex-creted through the skin, roses, lavender, vanilla. went on sale in the united states back in august. it's about $10 for a small bag. it can last up to six hours for a delicious floral aroma. >> you eat it and smell look roses. >> if you eat too much garlic you end up smelling like garlic. you eat the scent, and then the it is through the pores. >> oh, that sounds wonderful. >> process that one. do you smell skittles and fritos. >> yes, cheese steak. which professions have the most psychopaths? >> oh, lord. >> i'm under the weather if you can't tell. psychopaths doesn't mean ax murderer, little egocentric. top professions, ceo, lawyer, media, tv, radio people. sales people. surgeons. journalists, police officer. clergy person, >>> this morning on "world news now" -- more misery for areas hard hit by and still reeling after sandy. >> a snowy nor'easter is dumping up to 10 inches of snow in the new y
week after the storm sandy is being blamed for 106 deaths in the u.s. now. we have cold temperatures. plunging. we have folks on our own staff living in their homes without power. so they're just surviving now with blankets and trying to -- you know, gather around one another to keep warm. >> dr. besser released tips if you think you are at risk for hypothermia. a genuine risk, particularly, if things can get holder. the best advice, if you can get to a warm shelter. do that. a hotel room if you can afford one. multiple layers of clothes. wear a hat. some of the basics. layer up if you were outside. in some cases the houses feel like you are outside. >> some of the poor folks, you look at that destruction in rockaway, queens, where we just showed you. they have an opportunity to maybe go to a hotel or go stay with family members, but then there is looting and people are just, raiding their homes and stealing from them. you have people literally sitting outside of their destroyed home to protect what is left. >> a tough call. do you leave and stay warm. or stay and defend your turf it
of the decommissioned aircraft carrier, the "u.s.s. yorktown." >> they have a double-header on tap. first, the women of notre dame taking on the ohio state university buckeyes. then it's the buckeyes' men's team facing marquette. also in germany tonight, msu spartans taking on uconn. >> we should note that espn's "college gameday" is being done live from the deck of the carrier "u.s.s. san diego" in port in san diego. they do that. kind of cool. >> nice little tribute for sure. >>> well, parents, we have another segment of "parent picks" in the works. i know you can relate to how stressful it can be to travel over the holidays with kids. it is really not fun, let me tell you. >> those of us without kids don't like you guys on the plane either. >> i'm requesting feedback. what products make it easier for you to travel with your kids besides benadryl. okay? if you recall on our previous "parents' picks" segments, i featured my favorite stroller and favorite products that have been a lifesaver for me as a parent. if you have travel product ideas for an upcoming segment, treat me @paulaferris or on wnnf
myanmar to continue on the road to democracy, but again, a monumental visit. mentioned the first u.s. president to visit. he says in the last year and a half, myanmar has loosened the grip of dictatorship, freed hundreds of political prisoners, and ushered in a civilian government, and that the flickers of progress must not be extinguished. >> some critics have said, look, this trip is a little premature. obviously it's a democracy in the making. the president said an acknowledgement of the country's democratic progress but not an endorsement. so he's kind of walking a thin line there, saying they're moving in the right direction but they're not there quite yet. but obviously a groundbreaking trip for the president and the country as well. >> uh-huh. >>> moving on to other news this morning, police here in new york are searching for a possible serial killer. there is police tape and an officer at the scene of the latest of three murders, all of which were committed with the very same gun. all of the victims were shopkeepers of middle eastern descent. at this point police have no dna
nelson, senate staff aide. a legislative correspondent in the u.s. senate, which means you do what? we help draft the letters that we send back so, we write them out. and then we send them back to the folks in iowa. okay, pick up that signaling device and please make a selection and we will continue. let's go with scissors for $200. paul. what is paper? yes. scissors for $400. colin. what are pinking shears? pinking is correct. with scissors for $600. most scissors are a pair of pivoting blades connected by a screw or one of these two-headed, metal pins. [ beep ] it's either a screw or a rivet. colin, back to you. with scissors for $800. paul. what are the jaws of life? that's it. with for $1,000. paul. what is red? no. [ beep ] i have a pair in my desk. orange. orange handl paul. long songs for $200. paul. what is "american pie"? yes. long for $800. colin. what is "tainted love"? yes. long songs for $400. [ beep ] that long song is "stairway to heaven." colin, pick again. long songs for $600. jessica. what is "purple rain"? good for you. you're on the board. let's go with running for
on the september 11th attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. senator john mccain is chief among her critics, but he has since backed off his threat to block her nomination. the two are set to meet tuesday. what a fascinating chat that will be. >> i'm sure they will embrace. >>> also on capitol hill, signs of a growing republican revolt. lawmakers who promised not to raise taxes are now reconsidering. >> they're trying to avoid the fiscal cliff, which looms in just more than a month. abc's karen travers is in washington with the latest. good morning, karen. >> reporter: good morning, rob. good morning, paula. there seems to be a realization sinking in for lawmakers from both parties that they're going to have to compromise to reach a deal. but for many republicans, that may mean breaking a long-standing pledge on taxes. >> reporter: the senate's back in session, and the countdown to the fiscal cliff now stands at five weeks. if congress doesn't act, $650 billion in spending cuts and tax increases automatically go into effect on january 1. there are now increasing signs that republicans may be willin
new york's at least 38 dead from the storm. so far sandy has killed at least 90 people in the u.s. >>> and adding to all the loss, some growing frustration on staten island amid the remarkable devastation. there's no other way to say it. some areas of the island look like a war zone. more than 4 million homes and businesses across the region are still without power. parents are understandably feeling somewhat helpless. >> and my youngest daughter yesterday, faith, said, "daddy, i want to go home." i told her, "it's going to be a while, hon." she don't understand. she's 6. >> aid organizations are providing water and ready-to-eat meals to those hard-hit neighborhoods. that will continue through the weekend. looking at some of the destruction, it's going to take a lot longer than that. >>> the situation is looking slightly better here in manhattan. the power company says electricity will be restored to all homes and businesses by tomorrow, but that does not mean the lights will be on everywhere. about 130 buildings, many of them in the financial district, suffered so much flooding t
unanswered. >> susan rice is extraordinary. couldn't be prouder of the job she has done in u.s. congress. >> reporter: massachusetts senator and former presidential candidate john kerry is now emerging as a new favorite for the job. senator collins said she would not have -- that kerry would not have any trouble winning confirmation. >> interesting there. >> yeah, it is. >> signal. >> also, what you are seeing in politics is fascinating. now speculation out there the reason the republicans are trying to derail susan price is that john kerry will get it next which frees up the senate seat and allows scott brown who lost to elizabeth warren to get back to capitol hill. >> chess match. >> who knows. susan rice was working for the state department when there was the bombing of the embassy in africa in '98. susan collins rightfully said, now, wait a minute, you've been in two situations where greater protection was required. so the bombings took place. what is going on here. there is interesting history here. looks less likely she may get the nomination. >> three nomination, treasury secretar
this for a few days. yes, i mean i did run the marine corps marathon and i remember we did it at the u.s. attorneys office, a group of prosecutors to raise money for aids and aids awareness and raised a lot of money and the district got a lot of money because there are a lot of people that travel in, the local businesses thrive during that time and $340 million is a lot of money for the city. >> i get it. >> after this devastation. >> i get the economy. i get the charity, part of it. i get that folks have already booked hotels and flights. i get that you want to make a statement that new york is still going to be new york and all that, they're still finding bodies in home. cops and workers have been working for days long shift. it's time to restrain resources and running in all that hoopla that folks just lost everything. there's no right answer. >> i wonder what our viewers think. >> chime in. we will we read some of those responses on monday. >>> coming up our coverage of the aftermath of hurricane sandy continues. >>> up next, we introduce you to some dedicated health workers who are
taxes, all the items are still much cheaper here in the u.s. >> welcome to black friday. >>> well, here in the new york area, a lot of people spent thanksgiving still reeling from hurricane sandy. despite the hardships, many storm survivors gathered to express their gratitude for what they still had. namely their lives. volunteers prepared and served meals in some hard-hit areas, and some victims of sandy were treated to prime seats at the macy's parade. nice move. >>> in other news, thousands of holiday travelers in texas did not get where they were going. that is because of this massive pileup. it shut down busy interstate 10 right outside beaumont for most of the day. now two people were killed, dozens injured when more than 100 cars and trucks just slammed into each other in extremely thick fog. drivers who were not hurt, they tried to help emergency crews get to those victims. >> everybody just stopped. no movement. people getting out of their cars. i mean it feels like an evacuation. that's what it feels like. >> man. about 100 people were taken to the hospital. about a dozen were
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